COVID-19 update Thursday 17 September 2020: As far as we understand at this stage all community classes will continue as normal. We will inform you as soon as possible if there are any changes.

The Seaton Valley Football Development Scheme is a unique football coaching programme successfully delivered at Astley Community High School for over 15 years.

Delivered by UEFA qualified coaching staff and attracting young players from Seaton Valley and beyond, former students have gone on to play for local teams and at professional and international level.

Hour long sessions for boys and girls aged 5-16 are available and each session is age appropriate.

Tutor: Michael Cairns - BA Hons (UEFA B Licence)

All of our programmes run on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 5-9pm as follows:

  • Autumn Term - 13 weeks: week commencing 7 September 2020 excluding half-term.

  • Spring Term - 12 weeks: week commencing 4 January 2021 excluding half-term.

Seaton Valley Football Development Scheme


Enrol by calling the Community Office on 0191 237 1505 or in person during term time at Astley Community High School Main Reception. During term time, our Reception opening hours are Monday to Friday: 8.30am-4.30pm.


We would like to hear from you with suggestions of other sports and leisure activities that we could offer. Contact Community Learning for more details or to offer feedback by telephone on 0191 237 1505 or by email to